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Rumble Reveals Hidden Indigenous Chapter of Pop

Senior Arts Editor Mark Wigmore speaks with Director Catherine Bainbridge about her award winning Rezolution Pictures documentary “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World.”

WHO: Catherine Bainbridge

WHAT: Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World

WHERE: The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

WHEN: Friday July 28th through Thursday August 16th


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Winner of the Hot Docs Audience Award and Rogers Audience Award for Best Canadian Documentary, Rumble reveals an essential and, until now, missing chapter in the history of popular music: the Indigenous influence. Lifting the veil on the enormous impact made by First Nations and Native American musicians including Robbie Robertson, Link Wray, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Charley Patton, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis and more, Rumble celebrates their genre-changing and undeniably catchy influence. Blending audio archives, concert footage and interviews with industry icons from Tony Bennett to Steven Tyler and Martin Scorsese, this Hot Docs hit and Sundance award-winner is an unforgettable and political exploration of a musical history that was silenced for too long.

Co-presented by imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival.

Senior Arts Editor Mark Wigmore is heard at 8:40 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on weekdays during the Jazz FM91 Arts Report. And don’t miss his arts and culture interview and entertainment magazine program, Arts Toronto, Sundays between 8-9 a.m.

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